09/21/2013 9:22 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 20, 2013
Portland Pirates Announce Training Camp Schedule
Camp Begins September 23rd at the OA Performance Center in Saco
Portland, Maine – The Portland Pirates, AHL Affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, announced their training camp schedule for the 2013 preseason. A roster will be announced at a later date on the Pirates’ Facebook and Twitter pages. Training camp will take place at the OA Performance Center in Saco, the Pirates’ new high performance training and practice facility located at 15 Lund Road in Saco. All on-ice practice times are free and open to the public in the MHG Ice Center.
· Monday, September 23rd, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (OA Performance Center, Saco)
· Tuesday, September 24th, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (OA Performance Center, Saco)
· Thursday, September 26th, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (OA Performance Center, Saco)
· Friday, September 27th, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (OA Performance Center, Saco)
· Tuesday, October 1st, 9:30 AM – 12:15 PM (OA Performance Center, Saco)
· Thursday, October 3rd, 9:30 AM – 12:15 PM (OA Performance Center, Saco)
*Daily practice schedule subject to change
The Pirates will open their pre-season exhibition schedule against the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds on Wednesday, September 25th at 1pm at the OA Performance Center. This will be the second straight year that the Pirates will face the Varsity Reds in the preseason. Admission is free.
The Pirates will then take on the Manchester Monarchs in a home and home VIP Cup Series presented by VIP Parts, Tires & Service preview. Portland will host Manchester on Saturday, September 28th at 12:30 pm at the OA Performance Center, then travel to Sullivan Arena at Saint Anselm College in Manchester for a 3:00pm game on Sunday, September 29th. Tickets for the game at the OA Performance Center will be $10 for day of game, general admission seats with no advance sales. Major credit cards and cash will be accepted. Only 500 seats are available for each exhibition games, so tickets are available while they last.
· Wednesday, September 25th, 1 PM vs. UNB (OA Performance Center, Saco)
· Saturday, September 28th, 12:30 PM vs. Manchester (OA Performance Center, Saco)
· Sunday, September 29th, 3 PM at Manchester (Sullivan Arena, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH)
Last Call Ticket Packs brewed by Baxter Brewing Company for all 13 games in Lewiston are available starting at $156, as are Group Tickets for all 13 dates, Last Call Ticket Pack brewed by Baxter Brewing Company and group tickets are available by calling the Pirates’ front office at (207) 828-4665 and are also available by calling the Androscoggin Bank Colisée box office at (207) 783-2009 ext. 525 or online at thecolisee.com.
Director, Communications & Media Relations
(207) 828-4665 ext. 503